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Document ID (ISN)111872
CIS number 11-0498
ISBN(s) 978-2-7598-0445-0
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Héry M.
Institut national de recherche et de sécurité, eds.
Title Bladder cancer and occupational hazards
Original title Cancers de la vessie et risques professionnels [in French]
Bibliographic information EDP Sciences, 17 avenue du Hoggar, Parc d'activités de Courtabœuf, BP 112, 91944 Les Ulis Cedex A, France, 2009. 346p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Price: EUR 42.00.
Abstract This publication provides a comprehensive review of the issue of bladder cancer in an occupational context, together with its prevention. Topics addressed include: epidemiology; description of the sectors of activity which involved exposures in recent years; main responsible substances; current situation with respect to exposures; description of the main preventive actions undertaken during recent years; elements aimed at helping occupational physicians recognize exposures and diagnose the disease; research activities underway in occupational health.
Descriptors (primary) carcinogens; occupation disease relation; occupational diseases; bladder tumour; risk factors
Descriptors (secondary) occupational medicine; epidemiology; diagnosis; research
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Occupational pathology
Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Cancer and carcinogens
Diseases of the kidney and the urinary system